Slovenia unveils €1.2 billion support scheme for companies –


The federal government has unveiled a €1.2 billion-heavy plan to assist corporations most affected by the vitality disaster, together with with measures akin to subsidies for electrical energy, gasoline and steam, a state subsidy scheme for furlough and part-time work, and liquidity loans.

The laws, adopted by the federal government on Tuesday, determines that the measures will take impact provided that the costs of electrical energy, pure gasoline and steam improve by over 50% in comparison with 2021. The subsidies will cowl between 40% and 80% of eligible bills.

“This is among the broadest packages of support in Slovenia’s historical past. It encompasses all industries and all corporations, from small to giant. The help targets companies that can actually want it,” Financial system Minister Matjaž Han stated.

“The enterprise sector participated within the drafting of this invoice all alongside and we took its proposals into consideration as a lot as potential,” stated Han, including that the invoice used to the utmost potential extent the chances of the EU’s non permanent disaster framework.

Total, liquidity loans of €250 million will likely be out there, subsidies electrical energy, gasoline and steam are valued at €850 million, and the furlough and part-time work schemes at €100 million.

The laws is slated for passage in parliament this month and is because of take impact on 1 January.

(Sebastijan R. Maček |

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